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Republicans Don’t Give a Damn About Americans
REPORT: The House could vote as soon as Tuesday night on a $40 billion package of military and humanitarian aid for Ukraine.
Trump wanted $4 billion for his Wall and the GOP couldn’t come up with it. The GOP has had massive power time and time again over the last 40 years and hasn’t secured our border. But they can get behind giving 10 times that amount to a country it isn’t in our interest to worry about.
Why don’t conservatives move as swiftly to stop the endless fentanyl killing Americans? The child molesters destroying our children? How about the murderers and gang members infesting our streets and terrorizing our communities? The GOP will win and they’ll do nothing to stop any of it but fundraise and beg for the White House. A curse on both parties. They’re all trash.
Ben Sasse has spoken up more for Ukraine in the last 24 days than he did for Americans getting forcibly locked down, choked out, and experimented on for 24 months. And he's hardly alone among Republicans. I had almost forgotten he was actually a U.S. Senator.
— Steve Deace (@SteveDeaceShow) May 10, 2022
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Do we know that? How many of those who voted against it were objecting to the amount, and how many are Putin apologists like Marjorie Taylor Greene? That’s important to know.
Why is this form of socialism for foreigners correct but assistance at home for Healthcare, free education, free child care and all the other progressive crap wrong?
You just said it – people want hard drugs! I have no doubt that we could secure the border (which I would be in favor of), but the drugs would get in anyway. The problem isn’t the availability of the drugs; the problem is the desire for the drugs. And I don’t think the government is able to do anything to address that.
For the same reason that our police forces are publicly funded and other items are privately funded.
Call it the principle of non-exclusivity if you want.
You aren’t reading what I actually said in total. You aren’t making an argument against that.
Watch the William F Buckley video about legalizing hard drugs. Seven whole minutes. We should have done it 40 years ago. Now it’s too late. The cartels have too much power and money.
I also would not discount the possibility that some of it ends up in Swiss accounts held by Ukrainians, said the cynic.
Free weapons and economic aid to foreigners isn’t like police at home. So you have no principle.
Held by American Senators and House Members.
Never forget that our own President was caught taking bribes from Ukraine. Doubt he was the only one.
Foreign policy is delivered publicly, just as police protection is delivered publicly.
You have no brain.
Free money overseas isn’t foreign policy. It’s free money. The idea that if you pay for other people’s Healthcare in other countries and economic assistance it’s foreign policy is laughable on its face. You clearly have no brain.
I’m afraid that is a possibility whenever large amounts of tax dollars are being thrown around. We don’t do a good job of watching those federal dollars here at home, so yes, your cynicism is warranted. Still, I believe we need to help the Ukrainians and I am sure that some will get through and help them.
Wow, do you really have to ask?!!
I suppose you would have raised the same objections during the Berlin Airlift.
If during the Berlin airlift mothers here are home couldn’t get baby formula and were suffering with record inflation then yes. It’s morally reprehensible to stack more debt on their backs for foreigners. And you are morally reprehensible.
But the problems you raise aren’t related. We would still be having inflation and a baby formula shortage even if we didn’t give the Ukrainians a dime. Your argument isn’t logical.
It’s not that difficult to manufacture illegal drugs within the US, if it becomes too expensive to import them.
We don’t need 40 billion dollars more inflation with no way to pay for it. It’s immoral. Its like saying it’s OK to smoke since you already have cancer. You argument isn’t logical.
I also find the attitude “people are going to use fentanyl anyway, so who cares?” rather immoral, too.
I don’t think you understand why injecting billions of dollars into the US economy is inflationary. If you understood that, you would not suggest that billions of dollars of military and humanitarian aid would have the same effect.
Feel free to prove that. As far as I know, fentanyl always came in through the mail prior to this chaos. You are just making this up.
The “so who cares?” bit is your invention. Nice attack on a straw-man of your own making. I do care, but I am skeptical that government has any answers or solutions. I think churches might be more effective. And while there are many sound reasons to secure our border, I am only being realistic by suggesting that that they’ll still get through. Soemone will meet the demand.
I think it’s quintupled since Biden got into office. It correlates with got-a-ways. It’s insanely valuable per ounce. There is nothing like it. Even if you don’t give a damn about people fooling around with hard drugs, it drains resources like nothing else they have to deal with.
And/or if fentanyl gets to be scarce or too expensive, they’ll use other things. That’s happened before too.
Sure, fentanyl is currently made in labs in other countries because it’s cheap to do that and then import it. But are you claiming that labs can’t exist in the US? Because ground in the US is made of Anti-
MatterLab and if it comes in contact with Lab it will explode?
Go on, please.
If you are actually reading what I am saying, that is what I’m saying. You will have fewer resources drained this way.
It mostly came in through the mail from China, I think. I have never heard that it’s cooked in the United States like meth used to be.
Right now, I think the cartels work with China.
Fentanyl causes more complications than any other drug regardless of what you are valuing in the drug war. It helps the cartels the most. Act accordingly.
Um . . . basically we just created 40 Billion Dollars, but we didn’t even inject it into our own economy.
So are you saying that we can create trillions, and as long as we give it to other countries instead of our own, we won’t feel any economic effects?
Are you drinking?
And if you could somehow cut off the supply from China, I expect they would create labs in Mexico, maybe Canada, and in the US too, possibly all funded with money from China and with profits flowing back there as with now.
Nevertheless, I persisted.
We’re ignoring our own “blood border” (fueled by fentanyl) because our elected officials care more about Ukraine’s borders.
In other words “who cares?”
I don’t know anything about this. I have no idea if it’s the same thing as a meth lab or whatever. Feel free to research it. In the meantime we are obviously better off forcing it away from the southern border.